There are several tags that are associated with the background of a word:

But for , both the definition page and the tagged questions don't indicate to me that it merits distinction from either nor . I therefore recommend be merged with , since it is the closer of the two.

Does anyone see a use for keeping them separate? If so, clarification of the distinction(s) between them should be added to their respective info pages (linked above in bullets).

  • Assuming there are sufficient properly tagged questions, historical-change suggests to me questions about words/phrases from old times still in use today, with a probable evolution in meaning. history could be about similar questions, but it could also be about questions featuring words that are now extinct. I think there's no harm in keeping the two tags separate. – Tushar Raj Jan 19 '17 at 9:24

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